Tag: barbecue

Which is Healthier: Burger vs. Hot Dog

by in Healthy Tips, July 5, 2011

In this new series, we’re pitting some of your favorite foods against each other. We’re starting out with the hottest fight of the barbecue season: burger verses hot dog. Who’s the winner of this battle?

Pasta Salad, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, June 13, 2011

Traditional pasta salad is swimming with hidden calories that’ll have you hiding from bathing suit season. Find out how to lighten up this summer classic and still keep your svelte shape.

Make Your Own BBQ Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2010

Add extra sizzle to your cookouts. Whip up a batch of homemade barbecue sauce to slather on burgers, chops, chicken, seafood and veggies. The best part is, you control the ingredients.

Food Safety: The 8 Steps to Safe Grilled Meat

by in Food Safety, May 24, 2010

These days meat is not as safe as we think. Luckily, if you know how to handle the potential dangers, you can keep everyone healthy and safe. Meat can be at risk from the time you bring it home from the market. Your job is to catch the bacteria before it has time to grow. Here are 8 ways to stop bacteria in its tracks.

Safety Tip: Packing Foods for Your Cookout

by in Food Safety, September 4, 2009

Don’t let spoiled food spoil the fun at your barbecue. Here are tips for keeping your meats and prepared dishes separated and at the right temperatures while you enjoy the summer sun.